66th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry 66th Infantry Regiment was organized at Kinston, North Carolina, in October, 1862, by consolidating the 8th North Carolina Battalion Partisan Rangers and the 13th North Carolina Infantry Battalion. Its men were from the counties of Orange, Nash, Franklin, Wayne, Lenoir, Carteret, Jones, Duplin, and New Hanover. The unit was stationed at Wilmington, then in May, 1864, moved to Virginia. Attached to General J.G. Martin's and Kirkland's Brigade, it fought at Cold Harbor, was placed in the trenches of Petersburg, and saw action at Bentonville. On April 26, 1865, it surrendered with the Army of Tennessee. The field officers were Colonels Alexander D. Moore and John H. Nethercutt, Lieutenant Colonel Clement G. Wright, and Major David S. Davis. 8th Battalion Partisan Rangers was formed during the spring of 1863 using Nethercutt's Company of Partisan Rangers as its nucleus. The unit contained four companies and served in the New Bern-Kinston area of North Carolina until October when it merged into the 66th North Carolina Regiment. Its commander was Major John H. Nethercutt. Officers: Jesse P Williams, Capt. Josiah W. Smith, 1st. Lt. Silas W Venten, 2nd Lt. Luby Harper, 2nd Lt. Non-Commis'd Officers: L. Willimason, 1st Sgt. Geo T Bennet, 2nd Sgt. James H Jones 3rd Sgt. Cicero Taylor, 4th Sgt. Thomas W Uzzell, 5th Sgt. Matthew Uzzell, 1st Corp. James Hayward, 2nd Corp. Jacob G. Rhodes 3rd Corp. Allen Wooten 4th Corp. Calvin Darden, Musician Privates: (Not all in Alphabetical order) Branch, Mansell Brinson, Christopher Brown, Richard Brock, Levi Coley, John Copeland, William Churchwell, C. H Deans, Calvin Deans, Henderson Elmore, James Futrell, John Gurganus, Benjamin N. Ginn, Dawson Gurganous, George W. Ham, Hezekiah Hill, Parrott N. Ham, William H. Hill, Abram H. Hill, Lemuel Harrison, WIlliam H. Hewitt, Thomas J. Jarman, Luke Jarman, Rigden Jarvis, William Jackson, Lewis Jones, William King, Thomas King, Asa Kennedy, Jacob G. Koonce, John G. Kennedy, Owen Landing, William Lewis, Grey Morton, Wesley E. Marshburn, Hosea Marshburn, Moses Marshburn, Kenan Miller, John A. Millard, Bennett Nethercutt, James Nickens, Sheridan F. Outlaw, Needham B. Outlaw, Joseph W. Parker, Edgar Pate, William Radford, Henry Register, John Revis, William Roberts, John L. Summersill, Elijah Sandling, Roberts Sotherland, Charles Swinson, Jesse Swinson, Major Smith, Henry G. Smith, Calvin Sasser, Wiley Sullivan, Abner Scisson, John A. Shepherd, Anson Sykes, John Turner, James B. Taylor, John B. Taylor, Levi Taylor, John P. Tull, L. H. Vaughan, William Vaughan, Charles Vick, J. N. B. Vinson, Y. D. Witherington, C. S. White, Thomas Wolfe, L. J.
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